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Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
a tree new life after you chop it down. >> and if you think you escaped paying tax by buying something online, how that cyber monday purchase could come back to hawn you. -- could come back to haunt you. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, friendly growing method. reporter ian schwartz explas "tree stumping." >>> christmas trees with a conscience. one northern california farm is using a ecofriendly growing method. ewan swartz explains tree stumping. >> reporter: it's the sounds and the smells that bring the family here year after year. this year, little brody was tasked with tackling the tree that easily towers over him. >> timber! >> reporter: how did that go? >> well, tiring. [ laughter ] >> reporter: acres and acres of trees, that's just one of the reasons this family comes here. but also the ecofriendly growing method used at the mcgee christmas tree farm. >> definitely a benefit to us. we try to do things like that around our house. and we can help the environment, that's great. just a bonus. >> you can see this big one was cut. >> reporter: phyllis and mike mcgee grow trees by stump culturing. they a
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am PST
tax on the rise during the holiday shopping season. when do you need to pay taxes for things you buy online? we'll tell you coming up. >> also ahead, a play of the day that will have you on the edge of your seat. >> cloudy with showers now but get ready, we are headed for the deep freeze! we'll tell you when coming up. >> and even though traffic conditions are pretty light right now over at the bay bridge toll plaza, there is a stalled bobtail truck blocking a lane on the deck. we'll show you where. but first, we want to know what drives you crazy during your commute. you can ask a question or share a gripe by e-mailing we're pointing to lawrence. what drives you crazy besides lawrence? tweet me at #ewengerkpix. we'll be right back. ,, i love having a free checked bag with my united mileageplus explorer card. i've saved $75 in checked bag fees. [ delavane ] priority boarding is really important to us. you can just get on the plane and relax. [ julian ] having a card that doesn't charge you foreign transaction fees saves me a ton of money. [ delavane ] we can go to any
Dec 3, 2013 4:30am PST
the tax? a new state law that took effect last year requires you to pay sales tax for online purchases even if the retailer doesn't add it on up front. >> regardless of whether they charge, you actually have to pay the tax if it's not a sales tax at the time of purchase you're supposed to keep your receipts and pay the tax at the end of the year. people don't do it. >> stores are losing business to online retailers because shoppers aren't forced to pay some taxes online. >>> a new planned parenthood facility opening today in san mateo county. it is in the north fair oaks area just outside redwood city. protestors are trying to stop it and as kpix 5's ryan takeo reports, this comes two years after a public backlash prevented the group from opening nearby. >> it's troubling to our community that this kind of healthcare is coming and a breakdown of family values. >> reporter: linda potter has lived in redwood city for 50 years. she and a group of protestors are opposed to the opening of a planned parenthood clinic on el camino real. potter says it's not just about abortion. she says the c
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
involving an internet sales tax. amazon an were appealing the online levy imposed in new york state. but it's a battle imposed with results. what does this mean for online shoppers? >> all i can think about with this story is taxes. this is what it tells us we know now that the price that online retailers get is probably going to go away because that differential is really about tax. they will now be on par with the brick and mortar retailers and they won't have that edge they've had. we'll probably see less showrooming where people go to a store, they look around and pull out their mobile phone and buy the item online. we're going to see a lot more bureaucracy, states find municipalities making it so hard, so complicated, they're going to be dealing with a very tangled tax web. >> the potential tax revenue, though, for manile of these states that they would lose is huge. >> that's why these states are saying i want amazon to collect taxes coming into products coming into our state. we need the revenue. >> especially after the financial crisis. >>
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
, not just a job. >> reporter: and allem, there are no new tax hikes or spending cuts on the horizon as a part of these budget battles. no major ones at least. so economists say that will also bodes well for the recovery. alex. >> kristin it, quick question about the president's schedule next hour. what is this, a saban forum he's going to be attending that and speaking? >> that's right. that is sponsored by the brookings institution. he's going to be speakinging there a forum on middle east policy. white house officials say it's up to the moderators to set the tone. i can tell you that the title of the forum this afternoon, alex, is power shifts, u.s.-israeli relations in dynamic middle east. the backdrop to this forum, the recent deal struck with iran to freeze iran's nuclear programs for six months in exchange for scaling back some of the sanctions, israel didn't like the deal. as you know, that created fresh tensions between the united states and israel. no guarantee that that will be discussed during the forum, but certainly one of the big issues in the backdrop. then of course,
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
you give a word of caution yes, sir of the year? do we wait until january? people have tax issues. do you think now is good time to address the market as we're sitting on highs for the day? >> sure. anytime we get to a new high you have to be cautious and why are we here? is it based on fundamentals or is it a little frothy? i think it is based on fundamentals. cheryl: you would wait? >> i would, wouldn't necessarily, well i would actually ease in. depends on areas. i look for opportunities when stocks come down when everything else is going up. comes up on my radar why did that stock go down? what is the specific issue. that is the way which i would property it. look for more of those divergences where there are stocks maybe at the market stays where it is, what is going down. why is it going down and look there if is there good fundamental reason to do it. we have a lot of political headlines in the election year. that could cause volatility in the markets. could be fun for people. cheryl: maybe now and january time to ease into the market? ease is the word of the day. >> like a hot
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am PST
for tax-free web shopping. and why you want to check your lottery tickets. wendy gillette has more. >> good morning, anne-marie. the cost of online shopping may be headed up as more states could start collecting sales taxes on internet purchases. this after the supreme court refused to get involved in state efforts to force online retailers to collect sales taxes from their customers. the case involved a lower court ruling in new york. it ruled that websites like amazon and overstock must pay sales tax the same way in-state businesses do. the supreme court decision came on what appears to be the busiest online shopping day of the year, cyber monday. early indications are that online sales yesterday were up 17.5% from last year. mobile devices accounted for nearly a third of all online shopping. >>> stocks in asia finished mostly lower amid key reports in the u.s. hong kong's hang seng's lost 0.5%. tokyo's nikkei gained 0.5% to its highest close in six years thanks to a weekend yen. the dow jones lost 77 points yesterday. the nasdaq composite finished the day down 13 points. >>> and
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
that may happen. tax increases, spending increases at the federal level. so many possibility it is difficult to disentangle-- >> is it really had a hard if millions of people have more money to spend we don't know what the effect will be? >> sure' we're talking about 300 million people and 15 million would be independentinbenefitingfrom the. so in the context it will b be a small number. >> we are it will be a shot in the arm to the macro-economy, but it won't be huge. it would shift $35 billion to minimum wage workers. so the economy is 15 trillion-dollar. so it will generate jobs when those people will spend that money. but it's not a jobs program. it's a wage program. that increase, that economic activity, those people will spend that money. it will increase the amount for foods and services. who produces the goods and services? more workers, more workers will bwillneed to be hired. >> and richard, help me out here. will you be less reluctant to add another worker or two on a shift if your marginal costs per hour have gone up 10% to 25%? >> well, you have to put that quest
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
the cities bound by land are bound by-laws. they have taxes and fire departments and local governments. >> some people say it could be a tax haven. it 345e nai notit may not be un. >> we do not anticipate we will flacflag the vessel under u.s. l have police force and fire protection and amenities that you need to provide in a land based city. there will not be real estate taxes but we need a revenue stream to provide for the services of the fuel and the crew and those will be dobb done condcondominium maintenance fee. we'll derrive fee basis for the commercial units that wil provie the safety and security of the ship and fuel and crews salaries as well. we have a social media question. >> maybe you can pick up the garbage floating in the sea and build a city on that. how will the ship be powered? do you have plans to build green? >> we have a fair amount of technology. it's going to be a showcase of environmental and green technology. and request respect to the blow propulsion they're electronic motors and we would require 100 bhaise100based on our tonnage. we are going to have inciner
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
the globetrotter's theme song ] >>> and tax your christmas tree. we're not kidding all r. all the appalls details. stay tuned. >>> and the family of a fallen veteran shocked to see his picture pop up on dating websites. how does that happen and can they fight back? our legal team is next. >>> welc. some quick headlines. a man trying to transport a 50-ton war machine loses control, not once, but twice. oregon state police say the vintage tank somehow slipped out of gear and rolled down a hill. don't you hate when that happens? when the driver tried to tow that machine it started rolling again. he was cited for reckless driving and criminal mischief. >>> google mail, known as gmail, letting you unsend messages but you have to be fast. theail feature you activate in the settings menu gives users a 30 second window to stop that message from sending. every time you send a message it pops up with a box with the message to undo. hanna? >> thank you. the family of this fallen soldier is furious. why? because somebody took staff sergeant matthew pachino's pictures off his memorial website and used them to
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am EST
and find out why you may have to pay sales tax for everything you buy online and the fight over food and they are considering cutting subsidies to some of the world's poorest people. ♪ ♪ good morning and welcome back to al jazeera america and i'm thomas and coming up, in a moment the verdict in the terrifying attack on the director of a dance company of the russian ballet and let's see what temperatures we will see across the nation and here is metrologist nicole mitchell. >> i should apologize for it and don't shoot the messenger and it will be brutal in the north and billings and we pointed this out yesterday morning and i was saying it's 40, enjoy it while you have it, it has done nothing but go down since and during the day yesterday and now at 14. the temperatures will continue to go down today, not up, during the heat of the day so to speak so we will have single digits by later this afternoon. so this is what is happening, with the front coming in it's going to just keep funneling the cold air in so some of the temperatures that will be single digit today will be negative
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
's plan to fix the wealth gap. taxes, higher minimum wage, all on the table and some remarks he has been giving. stallering facts on the income of lower level bank employees. guess who's paying them? you the taxpayers are to a surprising degree. we'll explain that. to sue in the house today. >> i am, ty. thanks. three key pieces of data out leaving about everybody scratching their heads. first up, the adp jobs report showing a gain of 215,000 private sector jobs. then october's new home sales, booming up 25.4%. but ism nonmanufacturing fell to 53.9 from 55.4 a month ago. here's one of the more worrisome factors for the market right now. take a look at the yield on the ten-year note, 2.84%. that has put some pressure at various times in the trading day on the dow jones industrial average. let's take a look at where it's sitting right now. the dow down about 37 points on the trading session. the s&p 500 is down almost 5 and the nasdaq composite is down a little better than 5. all three, though, are up more than 20% year to date. let's get to bob pisani at the nyse. bob, what are they talki
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 2:00am EST
control and run its own schools with tax revenue. >> this is not about starting a new city, it's education. >> it's totally about education. we want to take accountability of the schools. >> st george would take more than accountability. a report commissioned warns that the break-up could cost the city $53 million. 20% of its budget. it would further segregate the city. baton rouge is majority black. st george is the mainlyingority white. >> we we have white kids going to school on this end of the parish and at the other end and in the middle just of the black kids. >> members in baton rouge make an average of $58,000, in the st george area they make $90,000. >> i think we need to look at does that take us backwards where we are segregating ourselves. it's not a win. >> it's not a trend. the white and black middle class have pled baton rouge to look for better schools for decades. >> this is nothing to do with skin colour. if you have the means to leave baton rouge and the school system, you have left. >> for those that may not be able to leave, it means more division. >> it will all chang
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
african-americans might qualify for medicaid, the children's health insurance credit or tax premiums to lower premiums. >> they can score political points by attacking affordable care act, or they can save taxpayer and ensure that thousands of their citizens have access to qualify health care. >> the cost could be astro nommical. another report by national center for policy analysis, claims in one state alone, arizona, medicaid expansion will cost taxpayers about $1 billion a year. emanuel stressed he still believes enough young and healthy people will sign up to pay into the system and help balance it out urks. >> i think there will be a fiscally safe budget. >> usa today recording that scores of people dealing with this glitch and not being able to get insurance before the december 23rd deadline to enroll. >> ed on the north lawn. thank you. >>> some people think the revamped health look better. but looks can be deceiving. >> there is a new future at that puts premiums and deductibles or out of pocket expenses on the same screen, so the prices are easy to
Dec 2, 2013 4:30am PST
they just increased taxes. >> retailers expect a big day as shoppers are in search of deals on cyber monday the single biggest shopping day of the year for onlive retailers. consumers spent $1.5 billion online last year which is expected to climb higher this year. experts say the best deals can be found today on smartphones, gaming consoles, clothing and shoes and if you are wondering why nothing is getting done at work today, 90 percent of working americans plan to shop for gifts online while her to at work today. 90 percent. people who deny this, have to understand that 90 percent are doing it. 10 percent are lying, right? >> that is right. >> i will take your word for hit. >> good morning, everyone, we have heavy fog along the coast and it is coming into san francisco down the peninsula, as well, and we had a report of someone driving across the golden gate bridge and they pass the tunnel headed in the northbound direction not existent. we have 1.25 mile visibility at half moon bay and 1.75 mile visibility in santa rosa. ten miles for the prosecute of the bay area. the cold front is comi
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
providing housing for low or middle class and middle-class people, people who are working and paying taxes that we need to have here for a functioning economy, so i am looking for ways to try to fund that, particularly for essential employees like teachers, nurses, first responders. projects coming up in the city like the renovation of dolores park, which is a once in 50 years opportunity to define what the park is and what changes we want to make to it. that will be a very significant projects. [inaudible] when was the last time it rained? there are puddles. we elect our supervisors by district, and it is very important to pay attention to the district, to be engaged in projects in the district, but we also represent the whole city. any supervisor that just focuses on the district without addressing the citywide issues is not doing his or her job. every day, i'd make sure i am working both on the citywide issues and on district issues. >> for those of us on the board, i know many of us have young ben was in the city. i know a ton of my friends have left the city. one thing that the strike
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm EST
to keep government going and on the debt ceiling. we are going to see again and again a tax on obama care. they have more political power as you implied because the rollout has been so terrible. even though things are better today, 300,000 people went on the site. we watched a man in d.c. try to do it and he got a screen saying sorry, we are really busy. it's not what you are supposed to be seeing on december 2nd. back to you. >> thanks, steve. >>> a new lottery system began for food truck operators. popular spots are being reserved through a lottery. district officials say the goal is to help control eight of the most sought after locations. now the vendors can keep their spot for 30 days, then it's up for grabs, again. >> the benefits now of food trucks are going to come to customers and, you know, the city is going to recognize tax revenue and permanent revenue. it worked out well with respect to the restaurants as well. we are pleased th ed that it's happened the way it has. >> trucks that don't participate in the latry can still sell food but have to stay away from these designations
Dec 8, 2013 8:45am EST
every morning. .. these are in refunds. this is the refund for your taxes. when i say crux, they send 585 checks to one address in singapore. they said over 850 checks to one address in lithuania. now, at one level you have to ask yourself, how you ended up with a government so mindless and so incompetent that it could do this. $4 billion is an big money, but if you had to choose between giving it away to crooks or spending it at the national institutes of health on research, i would argue it would probably be dramatically better to spend on research. i know this is a bold outside the box, unfair, you know -- what drives me crazy about congress is businesses effort to think this stuff through. and i'm writing a paper right now where i'm going to call foresight hearings. is the difference. oversight hearings are when a group of can't think it together and they pontificate for the opening our this is really bad i can't believe how bad this is, and i'm really embarrassed that this is a better than the bureaucrats come in and they all say, well, this is not quite as bad as it seems that i
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
lawmakers do not deserve it. california has one of the highest tax rates in all the united states. how about that? >>> it has been an annual christmas controversy in rhode island. for the past two years the so-called grinch governor, lincoln chafee outraging christians by referring to the tree at the statehouse as a holiday tree. now chafee is doing an about-face, finally calling it a christmas tree. in a letter the democratic governor says the past practice of calling it a holiday tree just generated too much anger. what do you think about that switch? those are your headlines at this hour. >> thank you very much, heather. every time we do a story about lincoln chafee, people write in, steve, you look a lot like him. i should go to rhode island with a christmas tree. >> you belong in the statehouse. >> we rhode islanders would not mind you coming to -- >> i bet. thank you very much for joining us on this awfully busy tuesday. a dozen minutes now after the top of the hour. the numbers are shocking. nearly 22 million people over the age of 18 still living with their parents. our next guest sa
Dec 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
that was not paying taxes in america and using the old mantra no taxation without representation, i thought that i should get our try and get american citizenship. so i applied for small for a green card which it did not kid. and you have to wait five years once you get a green card. applying for citizenship. and i finally did that in 27 -- 2011. i was called to my interview there. there are things, into a bride in english. want to make sure you complete. but they turned general knowledge questions about america, the first of which i managed to screw up rarely did he simply wanted to know. and without thinking had plated of america the beautiful and the immigration officer said it will she was not what it is which is the star spangled banner, but i'm afraid that's one wrong. you've only got nine more chances. a distinct possibility vimy denied permission. and then was one man. complicated story helicon about. they have not talked to people to take the oath on the after deck of the u.s.s. constitution which is this wonderful sailing vessel, the oldest commission water should actually in the world.
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
be the state of california which estimates it loses about $1 billion in use taxes from online sales. that could pay for 11,000 teachers or 7,000 police officers. in palo alto, david louie, abc 7 news. >>> and sales from the black friday weekend were not what retailers were hoping to see. the national reation federation says people spent a total of $57 went 4 billion between thursday and sunday -- $57.4 billion between thursday and sunday but down 3% from last year. broken down by individual shoppers. each consumer spent about $407 this holiday weekend, down from $423 last year. one retail analyst says aggressive promotions before thanksgiving may have taken some sales away from the black friday weekend. sort of stole the thunder perhaps. >> we've had incredible weather there then through now. >> we have. if you're going shopping, get yourself a heavy coat. to say things are changing is quite an understatement. we've been talking about how unusually mild the weather has been. this week will be remembered for how unusually cold it's going to be. here's live doppler 7 h.d., moisture up to the nort
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
: they want more than a new election, they want the government rid of yingluck shinawatra and any kind of tax and regime influence as they say. this is something that is right through the last two weeks and any influence that the ruling party has because of the connection to the yingluck shinawatra the prime minister in exile and they got elections to take place in the next five to six weeks the leader of the antigovernment union saying that is not enough and spoke before we came on air but will speak again on the stage behind me in the coming hours. this is a big rallying speech because this is the final day of this type, this phase if you will of this movement. it will be interesting to see how they transition after they spend the night and transition into more of a political fight and sounds like the protest leader says they have done this part of it and gone to the street and proven their point this way and getting the goal of the resignation of the prime minist minist minister yingluck shinawatra is the big question. >> reporter: since 2001 the pew thai party has won't every election an
Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
him $800 a month. with a tax credit, his new plan will cost $112. looks like it's going to work out for everyone. the savings are unimaginable. >> reporter: in dallas, le dawn stark spent yesterday afternoon trying to sign up, too. she's been uninsured for the last three years and her attempts to log on in october were unsuccessful. >> i was not even able to get to the point to where it tells you about the different plans available. >> reporter: she tried to enroll on the revamped site. compare this to the old web site. >> this is far better. >> reporter: but a few minutes later a problem occurred. the system did not recognize her son's social security number and she could not go forward. you were hoping to sign up today. >> i'm going to call them and we're going to get to the bottom of this because i need to get this done. >> reporter: le dawn stark tried to set up an account by phone today but still was not able to complete the enrollment process. scott, she says she will try again in a few days. >> pelley: manuel, thanks very much. tonight a massive snowstorm is threatening an ar
Dec 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
qualifies for a subsidy of $162 a month. >> i was surprised at the prices, actually. we entered all my tax info and income and stuff and i was pleasantly surprised. >> reporter: erin is 43 and has had some recent health issues. for obamacare to succeed, millions of young healthy americans will need to enroll to offset the costs of consumers like erin. president obama asks for help today at a white house youth summit. >> i'm going to need you all to spread the world about how the affordable care act really works, what its benefits are, what its protections are and, most importantly, how people can sign up. >> reporter: one lingering and significant problem with obamacare remains: accurate consumer data in many cases is not reaching insurance companies. late today, scott, the administration and top figures in the insurance industry said they are working together on a technological fix. >> pelley: major, thank you. the numbers are improving for home sales again. the government reported today that sales of new homes in october jumped more than 25%. that was the biggest monthly gain since 1980.
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am PST
was very surprised at the prices actually. we entered all my tax info and income and stuff, and i was pleasantly surprised. >> reporter: erin is in her 40s and has health issues but for the new law to work, the white house needs millions of healthy young people to sign up to make coverage more affordable for everyone else. the president made his pitch during a white house youth summit wednesday. >> i hope you haven't been discouraged by how hard it's been because stuff that's worth it is always hard. >> reporter: a new harvard university poll shows just 20% of americans under age 30 plan to enroll in a health care plan as part of the affordable care act. nearly half say they're unlikely to sign up. >> i would rather do the finer things, obviously. i don't know how much health insurance is but i know it's a lot more than that. >> reporter: the white house is hoping 7 million americans will sign up by april. now, as part of the administration's effort to focus on a different benefit, today the white house is going to be concentrating on insurance companies and getting word out how t
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am PST
with taxes. they don't like big companies getting a better tax break for health care deductions than say small business owners and they want one standard and in fact the house bill has a standard. i didn't want to get into the great details of this but the house bill has a standard where you're actually given a large enough tax break, tax incentive that you got the incentive to go out and buy more competitive health care policies that won't allow one test -- >> all you're hearing mitch mcconnell saying disastrous and catastrophic and going after obama care. >> and it's the republicans responsibility to get tom coburn plan and the house plan and the best ideas, get them all together and then everybody has to be behind that one plan or else -- >> can they unite behind one plan? >> all right. still ahead this morning we have chuck todd and david gregory joining us. "morning joe" is back in a moment. the most free research reports, customizable charts, powerful screening tools, and guaranteed 1-second trades. and at the center of it all is a surprisingly low price -- just $7.95. in fact, fid
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
for tax credits. officials say the market place offers employees and employers more options. >>> president obama pledged to continue the fight against aids here in this country and around the globe. he spoke at the white house of the advances the u.s. has made. >> today i am proud to announce we reached our goal, we exceeded our treatment target. helped 6.7 million people. >> yesterday was the 25th anniversary of the world aids day which was marked with ceremonies around the globe. that large ribbon hangs in observance of world aids day. >>> a new poll finds a growing number of voters are critical of president obama's job performance. 51% approve of the president performance. 43% disapprove. the rating is about the same as 5 months ago but those who disapprove has grown from 35% back in july. figures show the president's job performance suffered when asked about his handling about healthcare and foreign policy. >>> in for a change in the weather. let's go to our chief meteorologist bill martin. there will be no mistaking this change. >> big changes. this is a cold weather system. cold sys
Dec 2, 2013 6:30am PST
have had to deal with repayable loans. a larger cost on a smaller tax base, and, arguably, less affluent communities. man: sewickley township is a rural farming community, however, herminie itself would be considered to be the downtown area of the township. it's the agways, the auto-parts store, the bank. it's your typical small-town village. man: people think that rural areas are pristine and perfect and everybody has a nice, simple life. that's, uh, not exactly the situation here. when you come into town in the summer, you know you're coming to herminie. woman: the aroma in 90-degree days... can sometimes just want to knock you over. woman: we have water. we have power, we have gas, but we have no sewage. i guess when they laid out the town years ago, it just all went into the pipes and straight into the "crick." sabljak: i've lived here 43 years in the same house. when i moved here, they told us that sewage would be here shortly. and here it is 43 years later and we still don't have it. my husband and i went to the first meeting. he always said, "boy, i'll never see it in my
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
they qualify for tax subsidies to lower costs. there are so-called back end problems the way customers get information to insurance companies may mean some people who think they are signing up won't actually be covered. earlier this morning on "fox & friends" former vice president dick cheney said the long list of issues with the law is evidence that the government should stay out of personal health care. take a listen. >> the idea that the government that can't bring us a website that will function effectively is now also going to deliver a better health care system, i just find ridiculous. if you can't design and run a website, what the heck are you doing messing with the health care system of the united states? jenna: peter doocy is live in washington with more on this story and has been looking at the website since it launched, peter. what can customers do today and see today they couldn't on launch day? >> reporter: jenna it is very easy to see your deductible and out-of-pocket costs right next to your potential premium and that information is available for the first time on one scree
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
example. a majority of voters think we should raise taxes on the wealthy to support the middle class and spur job creation. >> that is a part of this economic populism. it's what they're about. they're about 1% status quo. >> what warren is getting at and the subdebates is she sent this letter out challenging the six big banks, disclose all of yourks who are you funding think-tank wise? they haven't done that t. leaders of third way i think they said les than 1% of our funding comes from wall street. but what they were also left opened was the possibility that a lot of money comes from people who make their money on wall street. it's not directly coming. it is still in a way wall street money. >> what strikes me about the internal democratic debate versus the internal republican debate in washington is that the dewitt on the left seems much more substantive, right? there are genuine disagreements over policy that are taking place and shaping this debate. in walling, at least, it's more about tactics and strategy and how aggressive. they're shut down, for example. that wasn't a policy
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm EST
. the 6-month open enrolment began on october the 1st. people that do not buy insurance are subject to tax penalties. >> violent protests intensify in ukraine's capital. it began last week to support a trade agreement. protesters are demanding the ukrainian president step down. [ chants ] >> the pro-europe protesters used sheer force of numbers to break their way back into independence square in defines of a court order, banning demonstrations in the area. there are calls for the resignation of viktor yanukovych, they are growing stronger after his decision not to sign up to a free trade pact with the european union, buckling to pressure fro moscow. >> he said he would do everything he could. it failed to apiece the protesters. >> translation: people came out to say no to the government. this government is illegal. this government does not respect human dignity or the people of ukraine. >> translation: what happened here is a revolution. i was here that night. i heard the screams. it sounded like the oppressors are were killing the people. i will stay here until the end. >> so the pro-euro
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
of the residents, it would control and run schools with its own tax residence. >> it's not about starting a city, it's about education. >> it's about 100% total about education. we came into this saying we want to take accountability for the schools in our area >> critics say st george would take more than accountability. the break-up could cost the city at large $53 million - 20% of its budget and would segregate the city. baton rouge is majority black. st george would be a majority white at a 3:1 ratio. >> now we would have white kids going to school over here on this end of the parish. white kids going to school on the ordinary end of the parish and in the middle the black kids. >> there's an income disparity. residents in baton rouge earn $58,000. residents in st george make 90,000. >> we have to go back to where we are segregating ourselves. i don't see it as a win. >> it's not a trend. both the white and black middle class have been fleeing baton rouge in search of new schools. those breaking away say it's not about race, but education. >> this has nothing to do with skin colour. if you ha
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
salaries can't touch the pay of the big three. baseball's per team luxury tax kicks in at $178 million. the nfl is $123 million. probasketball $59 million - per team. the entire mls league payroll $89 million according to their office, which each team allowed to overpay a few star players. as the sport grows maintaining this will be a challenge. >> the reality is that money talks, and players are working towards their livelihoods. they have limited careers. they want to make as much money as possible. >> the players understand they need to work with the league to grow the sport in north america, and says next year when the contract is up, they'll negotiate hard for better pay if renews grow as expected. another comment, negotiating a better broadcasting deal, which is in the works. and making the onscreen product more attractive. >> tv ratings locally and nationally have not been good. >> if america warms to the game, keeping players happy and the fan base growing, it'll be major goals for the u.s. >> still to come on al jazeera america - going to the polls. venezuelans are about to vo
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
between rich and poor... job creation... climate change... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides of the debate. >> this is a right we should all have... >> it's just the way it is... >> there's something seriously wrong... >> there's been acrimony... >> the conservative ideal... >> it's an urgent need... and a host willing to ask the tough questions >> how do you explain it to yourself? and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5 eastern only on al jazeera america >>> michael eaves is here with sports. it kind of feels likely the n.f.l. playoffs have started. >> like the free playos. win the games and get into the post-season carrying the n.f.l.'s best record, the seahawks were looking to secure the nfc west division title and the first round bye. all they had to do was defend the san francisco 49ers. they won last two meetings. the seahawks lost four games to the 9ers. russell wilson would give them a 14 to 9 lead with the only touchdown pass of the game. colin kapernick threw one, an 8 yard to give the 9ers a 16-14 le
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
after taxes have been collected. as adam reiney reports, the energy bill is not going well with the public. >> protestors have come out in mexico city, just a day after the oil reform package was introduced in the senate. this oil reform is to make more modified the pemex, the state-run oil system. a sacred national resource. pemex was created in 1938, when the president nationalized the product. people marching on sunday say what they're most afraid of is give aways to private companies, to foreign companies, to u.s. based companies. in fact this oil reform package does create a system or would create a system of licenses to allow private companies to not only profit but also run some of the oil and gas fields in mexico. protestors focus their energy on the senate where the reform package was being debated. it's been surrounded by barricades and there is a heavy police presence. there's a clearly tense debate going on in mexico. it looks likely to pass later in the week but we'll see protests increase in size and volume as this goes along. >>> the merger of american airlin
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
the one that best represents you. we take a look at tax rates. it is congress that appears to allow a certain batch of temporary tax breaks to last at the end of 2013. ray from oklahoma city oklahoma, you are up next. are you there? good morning, you are on. i was calling about -- our man is going to make mistakes. the problem with the world, it does not have anything to do with obama. we have taken god out of everything he is doing. the next thing, minimum wage. i talked to a lot of people atut minimum wage at 7:25 -- $7.25 an hour. people say if you raise minimum wage, the influence will go up. everything else is already going up except minimum wage. years taken almost four to get it to seven dollars $.25. i am 61 years old, i am retired, and i have four kids. i have kids working for memo wage. they got student loans to pay back. journal"ll street talking about unemployment benefits in several stories, set to expire on september 28. several democrats are pushing for a vote to extend the benefits. house democrats propose renewing the program for $25 billion but have no way to offse
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Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
taxes and regulations. so a lot of division in washington, a lot of back and forth. that's just part of life here. but certainly the insurance industry will benefit. >> doesn't fact the vast majority of white house get our health insurance appance from our employers, but other people are not affect -- for everybody else, go out and check it out yourself. don't listen to the narrative on either side. find out how it affects you and your family. thank you very much. >> thank you. >> the los angeles county coroner's office reports it will soon release the results of an autopsy on actor paul walker. in fact we could get it as early as today. paul walker died saturday when a porsche in which he was riding crashed into a tree in los angeles and burst into name investigators have said all along that speed was indeed a factor. medical examiners say paul walker runs body, along with the driver's body, are unidentifiable. they're reportedly waiting for paul walker's dental records to normally identify his remains. >> the engineer in this week's deadly commuter train crash in new york city is n
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Dec 6, 2013 8:00am PST
that. >> i'm grateful that the government promotes giving by giving tax breaks and things but of course there is incentive there. what is so beautiful about this and shocking is that, first of all they didn't have to do it. secondly these are anonymous, this tips for jesus is anonymous on one hand. secondly, they're not getting any breaks for it. there is no tax-exempt status when you're giving to a waiter or waitress. so i think it is beautiful. another thing i think is very interesting is that, in the time of christmas giving and new year's, sometimes we can do just what we feel good about ourselves but when you see this type of giving, you say, it is not just about me feeling good but for the sake of the other person. that takes it to whole new level. jenna: one wonders if the credit card companies accept signature, tips for jesus. >> maybe jesus will pay the bill too, right. jenna: "huffington post" described as a mission to show the world what christian generosity is supposed to look like s that true, christian generosity at work. >> the fact somebody out doesn't do it doesn't mean
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Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
, and that means when you're having your tax money taken from you and spent you have less control over your own life. >> for me it's that the extremes are talking to much. i wouldn't want to hear from them so much. i'm not talking about moderate and the way you conduct your lives. i'm talking about the crazy people on the end. they're often the squeaky wheel. >> it's deafening. >> you're going to keep us away from crazy. >> we're going to cut through the chuter and have a nice dialogue because we're not into shouty. >> guess what the name of the program is, the independents. the emerging class that will help change this nation or not. >> the majority of americans consider themselves to be in they are no longer tetheres to one of the 0 two major political parties. >> a lot of them used to ride elephantses or donkeys and now they have abandoned the animals. the program is every week day night exempt thursday. >> because toes stossel -- stossel is on. >> you should give it a shot. i'm not saying this to megyn -- >> tonight maybe hash tack dvr megyn. i love her. >> we all love her. she is going to
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
the first time. that is more like it. how are you with taxes? [ laughs ] [ counselor ] and for even more cleaning power, try cascade platinum. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. >>> all right, everybody. it is "mix" time. talk about christmas cheer followed by bah humbug. this is on black friday in the mall of america. guy goes to the fourth floor balcony while a choir below is singing "let it snow," and throws $1,000 off the balcony. >> wow. >> people at the mall didn't mind and apparently witnesses say the choir sang even more intense and with gusto. but the mall and the police weren't so excited. apparently 29-year-old minnesota man serge vorobyov of apple valley was cited for disorderly conduct by the police. >> that's not very cool. >> he was ordered not to go back to the mall. mall of america spokesman said it was the first time anyone has done something like that and could have caused a serious situation. anyway, he was basically motivated by the christmas spirit to give away his $1,000. >> that's no
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am PST
they just increased taxes on california taxpayers. >> how is 9 weather? >> foggy to start. it will burn off but what we are going do have is a cold front making its way that now is sitting over the pacific northwest bringing temperatures to the 30's and 40's at ten or 20-degree difference from 4 hours ago. later this afternoon the fog will burn off and when we hit nighttime increasing clouds and fog returns but we are going to have freezing temperatures overnight so the cold front coming in a massive dry air, mainly, possibility of precipitation in the northeast central coast but mostly we will stay dry headed into tuesday morning. right now, though, we have quarter-mile visibility at santa rosa and ten miles in san carlos and no flight delays, though, at sfo. our wind is calm. that will change tonight. we will have blustery conditions up to 40 miles per hour winds and what you need to know our day planes starting off foggy and it will burn off by noon and mostly sunshine and increasing wind later this afternoon into the evening but temperatures are ramping up to 70 degrees inland and 66 ar
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am PST
increased taxes. >> what the bay area teen who was set on fire on a transit bus is doing today after leaving the hospital. >> a city spent $3 million on new parking meters and the rope it now is ripping them up. >> traffic on the san mateo bridge -- it shows traffic is back to work. we have nog. we have a cold snap. we provide the exact individualization that your body needs. it's the ultimate sale on the bed clinically proven to improve sleep quality. the sleep number bed. once you experience it, there's no going back. for two days only, queen mattresses start at just $599.99. and save 50% on limited edition innovation or memory foam series beds. plus special financing. only at a sleep number store. sleep number. comfort individualized. >>> the clouds are cascading over the north bay hills and we do have mostly fog to start. santa rosa is 39. 34 in napa. 41 in concord. chilly in gilroy at 39. we do have clouds that will increase overnight and they will dissipate by tuesday afternoon. you can see how thick it gets with the cold front coming that will bring a chance of snow showers in the sie
Dec 3, 2013 1:40am PST
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Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
which estimates it loses about $1 billion in use taxes from online sales. that could pay for 11,000 teachers or 7,000 police officers. in palo alto, david louie, abc 7 news. >>> and sales from the black friday weekend were not what retailers were hoping to see. the national reation federation says people spent a total of $57 went 4 billion between thursday and sunday -- $57.4 billion between thursday and sunday but down 3% from last year. broken down by individual shoppers. each consumer spent about $407 this holiday weekend, down from $423 last year. one retail analyst says aggressive promotions before thanksgiving may have taken some sales away from the black friday weekend. sort of stole the thunder perhaps. >> we've had incredible weather there then through now. >> we have. if you're going shopping, get yourself a heavy coat. to say things are changing is quite an understatement. we've been talking about how unusually mild the weather has been. this week will be remembered for how unusually cold it's going to be. here's live doppler 7 h.d., moisture up to the north. shriekin
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
're going to say wait a second i'm paying higher taxes than anybody in the country other than california. this is like education, this is like health care. it's not that we don't spend enough money because we spend more money per pupil and per patient than any other country on the planet and we spend a lot of money on transportation. why aren't we getting the transportation we deserve from our government? >> well, first of all, joe, stimulus failed for two reasons. one, the percentage of money on stimulus and steve can give you the exact percentage it was very low. barbara boxer and jim inhofe tried to triple the money spent on stimulus and it was beaten back. secondly it was a two year program. you can't repair the infrastructure by patching it up for a year or two. we need a ten year infrastructure revilization program. if we did it and did i want at the right levels we could create four to five million well paying american jobs that couldn't be outsourced. we could bring back american manufacturing. there's some things that could be done by an infrastructure investment program but it
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
damages for reduce property taxes and the cost of maintaining foreclosed homes. commodities have been much in the pictures. look at gold, all over the place. mining companies are reacting to the challenges of slashing costs and delaying capital investment. alix steel is here looking at commodities. she knows how to pronounce vale. >> they are the biggest i am producer in the world. that is used to make steel, which is made and everything. what other companies are doing, trimming investments for a third year, selling assets including $10 million of it cold unit. doingo said they were that, trying to trim the fat down. >> everybody else does it. brazil?unique to >> they are based in brazil so the question happens to what is going to happen to brazil's credit-rating? has indit default market trading as if they are linked. swap prices have been rising as a threat of a possible downgrade in brazil. >> you are good at this, link this to the blood we have seen in gold this week. there is a commodities silver cycle, there is a debate along broad come -- along broad movement on commodity pr ices. o
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Dec 8, 2013 3:00am PST
taxes. >> it breaks it down, the sort of back and forth. it seems to be that rangle is, as they describe it, old school. he's been there for 44 years, harlem congressman. he does it old school and he has seen president obama as an up start, a beginner. he famously backed hillary clinton. and then of course when he was elected, brought na office. charlie rangel thought he would have access to the white house as chairman of the house ways and means committee. he didn't get access. >> and who did? >> al sharpton. that's who they went with for their community outreach. they went with al sharpton over charlie rangel. charlie rangel has been pretty honest about the failures of obama care. the real difference is style. charlie rangel likes other people. he is a warm person. spend an afternoon with charlie rangel. he exsuds an affection for other human beings. that is wholly absent from president obama. name five people close to him? they don't exist. you can name 500 for charlie rangel. >> remember the picture of him on the beach in the dominican republic. he evaded taxes on the cottage. the pr
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